The New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) provides student STEAM challenges, designed to inspire science, technology, engineering, art and math solutions for real-world issues. We are soliciting input from our distinguished public school educators and leaders for exciting new challenges  coming this fall.

NJSBA’s STEAM Tank and Bimonthly Challenges

NJSBA’s popular STEAM Tank Challenge encourages K-12 students to think like entrepreneurs while creating solutions to today’s problems. The goal is to further establish our state as a sustainable, healthy, equitable and safe place to live, work and play.

Additional bimonthly challenges are coming soon to increase awareness regarding emerging STEAM-related jobs, while helping students develop career readiness skills through enriching activities in the wake of the pandemic.

Federal ESSER funds may support public school districts in this initiative and professional training to accelerate STEAM learning.

Please complete the following five-minute survey and share examples of challenges that your community faces as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Examples may include equity, learning acceleration, health and wellness, food and energy security, or measures that you would like your students to explore while tackling local, state, regional or global issues.

By taking part in this survey, you will help students participating in upcoming contests develop innovative solutions to the challenges districts are facing.

The survey completion deadline is Tuesday, Aug. 31.